Anti-infective and Anti-inflammatory Drugs Antimalarial, Anti-protozoal, and Anthelmintic Drugs Chpt

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Anti-infective and Anti-inflammatory Drugs Antimalarial, Anti-protozoal, and Anthelmintic Drugs Chpt
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Anti-infective and Anti-inflammatory Drugs Antimalarial, Anti-protozoal, and Anthelmintic Drugs Chpt 43
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  1. A drug that destroys or prevents the development of parasitic worm (helminthic) infections. Also called antihelmintic or vermicide; notice that the term for the drug categories are spelled with only one h, which appears in the second syllable of the term, whereas the term for whom infection (helminthic) is spelled with two h's, appearing in both the second and third syllables of the term.
    Anthelmintic
  2. Drugs that destroy or prevent the development of the malaria parasite (Plasmodium sp.) in human hosts. They are a subset of the broader category of antiprotozoal drugs
    Antimalarial drugs
  3. A drug that destroys or prevents the development of protozoans in human hosts.
    Antiprotozoal
  4. Parasitic worm infections
    Helminthic infections
  5. A widespread proozoal infectious disease caused by four species to the genus Plasmodium.
    Malaria
  6. Any organism that feeds on another living organism (known as a host) in a way that results in varying degrees of harm to the host organism
    Parasite
  7. Harmful protozoans that live on or in human beings or animals and cause disease in the process
    Parasitic protozoans
  8. Single-celled organisms that are the smallest and simplest member of the animal kingdom
    Protozoans

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